Having problems with your Canon Rebel XT / EOS 350D Digital Camera ?

Canon Rebel XTI Flash issue

\015 When I depress the button to take pics the flash pops up but no light...there is not flash and all my photo's are dark.Anyone know how to possibly fix this. I have never used external flashes or add ons at all. I am a basic user that loves the quality of this camera.\015

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